Coronavirus to infect 70% of humanity and become new seasonal disease: Expert

Its generally believed that, with the coronavirus, the worst is yet to come. Some predictions by global experts say the virus will likely end up infecting most people in the world. In that case it could become a seasonal illness. Like the flu, our Jonghyun reports, public health experts have been trying to gauge how bad the corona virus outbreak will get and whether it will become a full-blown pandemic by calculating the pathogens reproduction rate in, according to a recent report by us-based investment bank JP Morgan Chase South Korea’s corona virus epidemic has not yet reached its peak, taking the speed of secondary infections in China into account. The bank predicted that the epidemic could reach its climax in Korea around March 20th and said there could be as many as 10,000 confirmed cases. The banks opposed a 3 % of the 2.4 million people living in tegu had been exposed to the virus. Tegu is where more than 80 percent of the total confirmed cases have occurred in Korea. However, the South Korean health authorities said it’s too early to make such assumptions vice health minister Kim dong-hyuk, said at a briefing on Wednesday. The more thorough statistical analysis needs to be done on the spread of the virus. Meanwhile, some say the virus will ultimately become uncontainable in an article by the Atlantic. Harvard epidemiologist mark Lipsett said the corona virus will be a global pandemic with 40 to 70 percent of the world’s population likely to be infected this year. But it clarified that by saying many of those people will have severe illnesses or even show symptoms at all, which is already reportedly the case for many people who have tested positive for the corona virus. In that way, it could have similarities with influenza, which is often life-threatening to elderly people or those with chronic health conditions, but causes no symptoms at all. In around 14 % of cases. This is leading to an emerging consensus that the outbreak will eventually morph into a new seasonal disease, which the Atlantic says could one day turn the cold and flu season into the cold and flu and kovat 19 season. Taedong Yin Arirang news